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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
FAX: (213) 639-1034

Choose Health LA Moms

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View Choose Health LA Moms videos here: English Spanish

Choose LA Moms is a free text message and internet-based six-month program
to help moms get to a healthier weight after having a baby.

About Choose Health LA Moms

Choose Health LA Moms offers new moms a six-month program that encourages drinking more water, walking, and breastfeeding. In addition to these topics, moms can access information on mental health, stress, overcoming barriers to health, nutrition, and planning your next pregnancy. Click here for sample lessons.

When you sign up, you will have access to several resources including apps for your smartphone, websites, and contacts in your community. Weekly text message reminders and a program tracker can help you monitor your progress.

To sign up for Choose Health LA Moms click here.

Top 10 Reasons to Join Choose Health LA Moms

1. You can do it from home or wherever you are.
2. Itís free!
3. Itís easy!
4. You are your babyís first teacher: set a good example.
5. Get encouraging text message reminders.
6. Losing weight will help you feel better.
7. Losing weight will reduce your risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.
8. Get resources to improve your health.
9. Learn what you can do after a c-section.
10. Get resources on overcoming barriers to health.

To sign up for Choose Health LA Moms click here:

If you have questions, please call us at 213-639-6416

Baby Steps to a Healthier You

Choose Health LA Moms Postpartum Booklet

Digital Booklet: English   Spanish

PDF Booklet: English  Spanish

Help spread the word about

Share these posts on Facebook and Twitter:

TWITTER:   Join today:, a new site to help moms get healthy after having a baby. #ChooseHealthLAMoms

FACEBOOK:  Just had a baby? Looking for healthy ways to lose the baby weight? Join, a text and online program that helps you breastfeed, drink water, and walk your way back to your pre-pregnancy weight.

Download and share program brochure: English   Spanish 

Download and share program postcard: English   Spanish

For more, visit our Outreach Toolkit page.

Free Choose Health LA Moms Lessons
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